[VIDEO] Cleveland Small Business Impact Program Summer 2023 Entrepreneur Showcase

On Wednesday, September 6th, the 18th cohort of the Cleveland Small Business Impact Program participated in their culminating showcase event.

This event was a demo-day-style competition where program participants used their new knowledge and skills to present their pitch to a panel of judges for a chance to take home up to $10,000 to grow their business.

In the end, Teressa Johnson of Paws Play was awarded the top prize of $10,000. All other participants received $2,500 in funding.

Watch the full video of the showcase above or skip ahead to 2:03:51 for the winner’s announcement.

JumpStart’s signature Small Business Impact Program is an intensive 12-week group-based educational program that provides promising entrepreneurs with focused business advising education on various essential business topics, impactful tools and resources to help business owners pursue growth and much more.

Click here to learn about our Impact Programs in Cleveland and Toledo.